Squarespace has announced that it has introduced video hosting and monetization to help creators diversity their revenue streams.
Squarespace video hosting and monetization feature
Squarespace video hosting feature will only be available for users who have Member Areas subscriptions. The cheapest Squaraspce Member Areas subscription is $9 per month which allows you to upload a total of 5 hours long videos. Each video uploaded must have a maximum of 30 minutes long.
Member Areas plans are available as an add-on which means they can be attached to any Squarespace plan.
How Squarespace video Monetization works
Video monetization at Squarespace is similar to paid membership content. Customers who want to watch your video must register and pay a one-time or recurring fee. In addition to externally hosted videos on Vimeo and YouTube, Squarespace now supports hosting videos on its platform.
Videos hosted on Squarespace can be played using its own built-in video player which comes with speed controls, slick playback, and resolution controls.
Available video customization options include titles, custom thumbnail, metadata, description, categorize, e.t.c.
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